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Director of Admissions

Salary: In the region of £75,000-£85,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience.

Haberdashers’ Elstree Schools consists of Haberdashers’ Boys’ School, founded in 1690 and Haberdashers’ Girls’ School, founded in 1875. Habs Boys and Habs Girls are leading independent day schools for some 2500 pupils aged 4 to 18. Co-located on the same stunning 100-acre campus, the schools are situated in Elstree, Hertfordshire, within easy reach of London.

The schools are dynamic and forward thinking, offering a broad academic curriculum and global perspective, equipping young people for today’s changing world. The Governing Body of the two schools has developed an exciting and ambitious strategy for the next 10 years, which sees them working increasingly closely together whilst delivering the very best of single sex-education in a truly co-educational and collaborative environment.

The Director of Admissions is a newly created role and presents a unique opportunity for an exceptional individual to build and shape the joint Admissions Team across both schools. Reporting directly to the two Heads and working closely with the Executive Principal, as a member of the Extended Leadership Groups and Joint Senior Leadership Teams, the post holder will provide inspiring and strategic leadership of pupil recruitment activities and bursary strategy across both schools, build a world-class admissions team and deliver an exceptional customer journey.

This is a high-profile and exciting leadership position and will most likely attract an experienced professional from the education sector with a track record of success in an admissions or pupil recruitment context. They will possess the ability to apply admissions experience to drive pupil recruitment strategy by thoroughly understanding both target audiences and the marketplace and will appreciate the importance of bursary provision as part of the schools’ ethos.

The successful candidate will bring significant leadership experience and will be an articulate, persuasive and credible ambassador for the schools. Excellent communication, stakeholder management and relationship building skills will be essential, as will the agility and strategic skills to respond to future challenges and opportunities across the independent school sector.

Further information and details of how to apply can be found on RSAcademics’ website: www.rsacademics.com

Interested candidates are invited to contact RSAcademics in the first instance to arrange an informal and confidential discussion with Miranda Landale, Search Consultant: mirandalandale@rsacademics.com

The deadline for receipt of applications is 10.00am on Monday 24 June 2024.

  • Haberdashers’ Elstree Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
  • This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.  
  • The safeguarding responsibilities of the role are indicated in the candidate information.  
  • RSAcademics is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to promoting diversity and inclusion in schools.
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International Admissions Manager

The College is seeking to appoint an International Admissions Manager. Reporting directly to the Head of Admissions, this is a key post in a newly structured busy marketing and admissions department.

This role will be responsible for building prosperous relationships with prospective international parents, applicants, and agents, and engage with all aspects of the international admissions process from initial enquiry through to enrolment, ensuring our communications with prospective families and our agents are timely, transparent, and engaging.

Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and attention to detail are essential, as well as excellent administration skills, including database management.

You should have a desire and enthusiasm to engage with international markets and to deliver on the College’s international student numbers target.

Experience in a customer focused role is essential, and experience of working in a school, college or international role would be beneficial.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A copy of the College’s Child Protection Policy is available on the website.

Bishop’s Stortford College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; all employees are subject to a number of pre-employment and safeguarding checks, including an enhanced DBS check. References and an online search will be undertaken prior to interview. To this end, robust Safeguarding processes and procedures are in place to support families, pupils, staff, and volunteers. In compliance with the sharing of information guidance/best practice, any concerns are passed to designated teachers, trained in Safeguarding.

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Admissions Officer (Prep)

The College is seeking to appoint an Admissions Officer from July 2024. Reporting directly to the Head of Admissions, this is a key post in a newly structured busy marketing and admissions department, with particular responsibility for Prep School admissions.

This role will be responsible for building prosperous relationships with prospective Prep School parents, applicants, and feeder schools, and engage with all aspects of the admissions process from initial enquiry through to enrolment, ensuring our communications with prospective families are timely, transparent, and engaging. Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and attention to detail are essential, as well as excellent administration skills, including database management.

You should have a desire and enthusiasm to engage with prospective families and to deliver on the College’s student numbers target. Experience in a customer focused role is essential, and experience of working in a school, college or similar role would be beneficial.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A copy of the College’s Child Protection Policy is available on the website.

Bishop’s Stortford College is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children; all employees are subject to a number of pre-employment and safeguarding checks, including an enhanced DBS check. References and an online search will be undertaken prior to interview. To this end, robust Safeguarding processes and procedures are in place to support families, pupils, staff, and volunteers. In compliance with the sharing of information guidance/best practice, any concerns are passed to designated teachers, trained in Safeguarding.

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Senior Admissions Officer

Senior Admissions Officer

Full time, immediate start available

Are you a driven, goal-oriented Admissions Officer looking for career progression? Do you take meticulous steps to achieve success and are passionate about customer service? If you believe in independent education and want to help shape a learning community that is at once diverse, driven, accepting, and ambitious, then look no further —this Senior Admissions Officer role at RMS for Girls could be the perfect fit for you.

An exciting new opening has become available for a Senior Admissions Officer to join our friendly Marketing & Admissions team based in Rickmansworth. If you have school admissions experience and are sales oriented with a customer service focus, then this is the perfect opportunity to grow your career. RMS offers an inspirational setting for all members of the school community to fully realise their potential.

Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Admissions, you will work as part of the highly driven Marketing & Admissions team. With a tenacious desire for results, the Senior Admissions Officer will be articulate and persuasive and develop excellent relationships with prospective families, feeder schools, educational agents and consultants through the delivery of a first-class admissions process. You will share responsibility for the successful implementation of the RMS pupil recruitment strategy.

This is a permanent role required 37.5 hours per week, 52 weeks. The postholder will be entitled to 30 days of annual leave plus bank holidays. The salary range for the role is up to £40,521 (S39) depending on skills and experience. On site accommodation at a competitive rate may be available, please enquire with HR.

Further information about the role can be found in the job description, linked here: https://www.rmsforgirls.com/about-us/working-at-rms/

RMS is an independent, day and boarding school with a forward-thinking approach to providing an exceptional education to over 950 girls aged 2 – 18. As the School attracts boarders from across the globe, the role will, at times, involve international travel.
We are situated in stunning grounds of over 300 acres, with keen students and a large staff body, RMS is a fabulous environment in which to work and learn, future focussed and committed to delivering a first-class education by a motivated and positive staff body. Potential candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the school website www.rmsforgirls.com for more information about our thriving school, with its excellent value-added results and inclusive community spirit that encourages both girls and staff to share a commitment to continued personal, professional and academic development.

To make an application:
● Please read the attached Job Description before completing your application.
● To apply, please complete the My New Term Application Form, using the Supporting Statement section of the form to detail your suitability for the role, how your knowledge, experience and training meet the person specification. Please note CVs are not accepted. Link to apply: https://www.rmsforgirls.com/about-us/working-at-rms/
● The closing date for applications is Monday 20th May 2024 at 9.00am. Applications will be reviewed as they arrive, and we reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time, please apply as soon as possible.
● Interviews will be held as soon as possible
● If you have any questions or would like to discuss this role further, please contact HR at hradmin@rmsforgirls.com or telephone the School on 01923 725762.

The Royal Masonic School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be asked to apply for enhanced disclosure.
The Royal Masonic School for Girls is an equal opportunities employer. The Royal Masonic School for Girls is a Private Limited Company, Registered No 1339867 England, Registered Charity No 276784

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Director of Communications and External Relations

(GSA, BSA Boarding and Day School for approximately 480 girls aged 11-18)

Queenswood is set in beautiful Hertfordshire countryside close to London.

Required for September 2024

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS AND EXTERNAL RELATIONS

Queenswood is seeking to appoint a Director of Communications and External Relations to lead the School’s marketing, admissions and development activities. Reporting to the Principal, and a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Director of External Relations will provide inspiring and strategic leadership of Queenswood’s external relations activities.

The successful applicant will be a key public face of the School. This is a high profile and exciting leadership position suited to a high calibre marketing professional who combines demonstrable leadership skills with an extensive marketing, admissions and communications background, perhaps encompassing an international aspect.

The post will most likely attract an experienced professional from the independent education sector. Alternatively, the role might suit an exceptional individual with wider educational or commercial experience gained outside the sector but who has an instinctive feel for the School’s customers and their needs, bringing with them the relevant skills to undertake this complex and exciting job. An understanding of, and empathy with, the School’s ethos is essential.

This is a full-time, permanent post paying  £70,000 – £80,000 per annum depending on experience.

Our benefits include free lunch and refreshments during term-time, ample parking, and the use of school grounds and facilities. Onsite accommodation may be provided for the right candidate.

For further details of this post and to apply, please go to: www.queenswood.org/vacancies

Closing Date: 9am Wednesday 15 May 2024

First round interviews: Tuesday 21 May 2024

Second round interviews: Thursday 23 May 2024

 This role carries a high level of safeguarding responsibilities.  Full safeguarding checks will be carried out on the successful applicant.  This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Queenswood is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and all applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Head of Marketing

St Columba’s College

 HMC, Catholic Co-educational Independent Day School for students aged 4-18

 (819 on roll, 161 in Sixth Form)

Head of Marketing

Immediate Start

We are looking to appoint an inspiring and experienced individual who will lead, develop and deliver an outstanding experience for parents and pupils throughout every stage of the Admissions and Pupil Recruitment journey.

The successful candidate will be a senior manager with proven experience of managing at a senior and strategic level ideally within the education sector.  The ability to influence, motivate and inspire all internal and external stakeholders with strong and persuasive communication skills, in keeping with the ethos of the College, are essential.

Candidates must have a willingness to play a full part in the extra-curricular life of the College and be in sympathy with its Catholic ethos.

St Columba’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including reference checks with past employers, online background checks, and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

To apply for this position, visit https://www.stcolumbascollege.org/about-us/work-with-us to view the job description and to download an application form. Please email your covering letter and completed application form to Jackie Metcalfe, HR Manager at metcalfe.j@stcolumbascollege.org  or call to discuss further on 01727 892095.

Closing date:  10 am on Monday, 22nd April 2024. Interviews will be conducted on Friday, 26th April. Early applications are encouraged as the College reserves the right to call suitable candidates to interview prior to the closing date.

St Columba’s College is a Catholic Foundation of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart (US Province)

 

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International Admissions Officer

The College is seeking to appoint an International Admissions Officer from June 2024.

Reporting directly to the Head of Admissions, this is a key post in a newly structured busy marketing and admissions department.

This is an exciting time to join the College and work across the whole College community to implement an exciting new vision for the future of the College.

This role will be responsible for building prosperous relationships with prospective international parents, applicants, and agents, and engage with all aspects of the international admissions process from initial enquiry through to enrolment, ensuring our communications with prospective families and our agents are timely, transparent, and engaging. Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and attention to detail are essential, as well as excellent administration skills, including database management.

You should have a desire and enthusiasm to engage with international markets and to deliver on the College’s international student numbers target. Experience in a customer focused role is essential, and experience of working in a school, college or international role would be beneficial.

Please see full job description and details of how to apply in the attached role specification.

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Marketing & Alumni Manager

(Required to start mid-March 2024)

This is an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic External Relations team as a Marketing & Alumni Manager. You will be responsible for leading and delivering the strategic and creative marketing of St Edmund’s College & Prep whilst upholding our core values and brand. The post holder will need to be a passionate communicator, with a keen eye for detail and be an organised self-starter. This busy, exciting role works across the school to deliver compelling, creative marketing updates using all channels available (social media, website, video and in person events). Whilst not a teaching role, as a Marketing & Alumni Manager you will be working on a regular basis in a school in a role which gives opportunity for contact with children. As such, you will be in regulated activity and an enhanced DBS check (which includes children’s barred list information) will be required in advance of appointment.

If you would like to apply, please visit our website to download an application pack https://www.stedmundscollege.org/about-us/vacancies/

Closing date for applications when all forms must be received by HR is: Midday, Wednesday 28th February 2024

Interviews to take place: As soon as possible after the closing date St Edmund’s College and Prep Old Hall Green, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG11 1DS

Telephone: 01920 824335 Email: hr@stedmundscollege.org

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates will be required to undergo relevant Safeguarding Checks. We may seek references on short-listed candidates that will include questions about past disciplinary actions or allegations in relation to behaviour with children and may approach previous employers for information to verify particular experience or qualifications before interview. This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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Head of Marketing and Admissions

Come and discover the magic of Lockers Park…

We’re looking for a talented Head of Marketing to join the team here at Lockers Park.

As a purposefully small prep school for boys aged 4 to 13 years, we want someone who has that special marketing touch; who can share our boys enthusiasm for life, narrate the day-to-day stories about The Feast, our sporting wins, our academic excellence and how each boy is fulfilling their potential.

This means you’ll be an integral part of our team with strong interpersonal skills and a sense of community.  You’ll be responsible for our marketing plan – that includes writing content, digital marketing and liaising with staff, parents, agencies and community contacts.

You’ll have experience of media and PR, increasing traction around our website, social media and online presence. Having been involved in events, design and advertising would be a benefit.

The important thing for us is having the right person so we welcome applicants with a background in the education sector or other sectors where the marketing skills are transferable.

The role is based at the school and is for 35 hours per week.

The application pack can be downloaded from our website https://www.lockerspark.co.uk/vacancies/ Please return the completed application form with a covering letter to champton@lockerspark.co.uk by the closing date Friday 23 February 2024.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment and work in accordance with our child protection policies and procedures.  All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.  Online searches will be carried out on applicants prior to interview.